CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
USAID, Bureau for Global Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (USAID/GH/MCHN):
Title: Program Assistant (MCHN)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (GH/MCHN), is the Agency’s technical and policy lead to end preventable maternal and child deaths through interventions across maternal and newborn health; child survival; immunization; and nutrition. Cross-cutting activities managed by the Office in support of this Agency goal address private sector partnerships, social and behavior change communication, multilateral partnerships, gender, and monitoring and evaluation. The Office is comprised of its Front Office and four division: Child Health and Immunization, Maternal and Newborn Health, Nutrition and Environmental Health, and Research and Policy.
The Program Assistant provides direct support to the Front Office and/or his/her respective division. These duties range from administrative tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings and maintaining program files, to more complex analytical tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing data for various program documents, designing and maintaining spreadsheets in support of information tracking systems, and facilitating correspondence between the Bureau for Global Health and other bureaus and offices within the Agency. The Program Assistant ranks tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines and handles several tasks simultaneously. The individual must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines as well as corporate practices and procedures.
GH/MCHN is recruiting for one Program Assistant position within each of the following Office units:
The Program Assistant receives day-to-day oversight from the respective Division Chief or Office Director (for the Front Office vacancy) and performs the following major duties at the levels described below
The following major duties and responsibilities are illustrative of those that may be performed by the incumbent, dependent on his/her division of assignment within MCHN. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Program Assistant will work in a fast-paced environment in an active office. At the duty station in Arlington, Virginia, work is performed in a climate-controlled, well lit setting.
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com